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Senior Compliance Officer

Job Reference: VALOUR1

Employer/Agency Name: CrunchPoster

Location: Stockport

Job Sector: Operations

Salary/Package: £25k-£30k

Date Posted: 30/04/2018

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Senior Compliance Officer
£25,000 to £30,000 Per Annum (Depending on Experience)

Valour Group  are a dynamic and rapidly growing group of privately owned companies operating in the UK FinTech sector.

Over the last ten years Valour Group has grown rapidly and is now firmly established as one of the fastest growing and successful financial technology companies in the UK and continues to excel in a highly competitive and demanding industry.

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Compliance Officer to provide assistance and support to the Operations Director within a busy and dynamic financial services company.

The Role
In the Senior Compliance Officer role, you will support the compliance function with legal and regulatory requirements, conduct regular reviews of compliance policies and procedures, ensure both current and future activity is customer focused and complies with its regulatory obligations.

   » Conduct regular internal reviews and audits to ensure compliance procedures are followed
   » Identify compliance matters and make recommendations to the Operations Director
   » Review compliance policies and procedures on a regular basis and update and roll out effectively where necessary
   » Maintain documentation of compliance activities such as complaints received or investigation outcomes
   » Conduct risk assessments and maintain register
   » Assist with quality checks on staff and ensure any issues are reported immediately
   » Monitor compliance systems in place and ensure effectiveness
   » Assist with complaints handling and ensuring timely responses are issued
   » Keep informed regarding pending industry changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on organizational processes.
   » Design or implement improvements in communication, monitoring, or enforcement of compliance standards.
   » Provide assistance to internal/external auditors
   » Review consumer communications to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
   » Adhoc duties as required by the Finance Director/Managing Director
   » Demonstrate flexibility in an ever changing and improving environment, coupled with a positive attitude and a high standard of self-conduct.
   » Attend any meetings/training sessions as requested by Operations Team and the Managing Director.
   » Any other responsibilities required to excel in the role.

The Candidate
To be considered for the Senior Compliance Officer position, you will have the following experience and attributes:

   » Strong knowledge of FCA rules and supporting FCA documentation, Data Protection legislation and the Financial Ombudsman Service.
   » Previous experience working in a senior compliance role within consumer credit or FCA regulated background
   » Ability to lead a team and provide support and guidance on all compliance matters
   » Effective communication skills both oral and written
   » Possess a positive can do attitude
   » Experience of producing management reports and analysing data
   » Be an excellent team player with the ability to work on own initiative
   » Be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Microsoft Outlook
   » Be able to adapt to and embrace change within a dynamic organisation and regulatory environment
   » Be flexible with the ability to work well under pressure and deliver to strict deadlines
   » Have excellent attention to detail

If you feel you are suitable for our Senior Compliance Officer position, please apply now.

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